There was a time not too long ago that you bought a birthday cake which was round and straightforward, it had some icing, and maybe happy birthday written on it. However, the skills and technology that goes into making modern cake designs and shot through the roof. When you look at the realism of some cake designs, it can blow your socks off, and it is the perfect way to surprise your child for their birthday. If you want to get a special cake for your child’s birthday, below are some tips and advice to help you find the best company for the task and ensure your child gets a fantastic looking birthday cake.
Plan Your Cake Early
You will need to start looking for a suitable cake designer early, as you often find the best ones get booked up quickly. It is worth starting your search a few months before the date, which gives you plenty of time to find a suitable cake designer and iron out the details for the cake design. You can choose from many different cake designs, and if you know what you want before searching, it makes the search easier. Whether you want a dinosaur head cake or something completely different, you need to find a skilled cake designer who can make your cake choice to a high standard. There are a few ways to find an experienced cake designer, and the first place to start is to ask people you know.
Asking For Recommendations
Any excellent place to start your search is asking people you know for recommendations. You can ask your friends, family, work colleagues for their advice, and if you are a member of a Facebook group for your local community, you can also ask the question there. However, you can also find suitable companies online if you look hard enough.
Most reputable cake designers will also have a website so that you can search for companies using your preferred search engine. It is best to consider the design of the cake you want and search for this, including your local geographic area, which should return plenty of companies offering the service in your local area. You will want to make a list of these companies and send them a short message asking about their availability for when you want the cake to see if they can accommodate your needs. All the companies that say they are available you will want to keep on your list and do some more research on them, the rest of the companies you can remove from your list.
Look At Their Previous Work
You will want to look at examples of each company’s previous work, showing you the standard, they make their cakes to and how good their designs are. Most reputable cake makers will have social media profiles that you can use to check out previous cake designs, including:
You will also be able to see what their customers say about their experiences dealing with the cake company, which can help you decide which one to use.
You can then confirm with your preferred company that you want them to make your cake for you and give them the design details. You will most likely need to pay a deposit, and then all you need to do is wait for the day it arrives and ensure you get a picture of your child when they see their birthday cake for the first time.